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Frances Nell Vaughan

Frances Nell Vaughan, 88, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2017.

February 08, 2017 | | OBITS

Lanier Tech student chosen as college’s GOAL winner

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter and EMSP student at Lanier Technical College, has been named the school's winner for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership ...

February 08, 2017 | | Education

Lady Tigers drop last two region games

The Dawson County varsity girls' team finished up their regular season play last week when they hosted East Hall and Union County and fell to ...

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Five straight: Tigers win out and head to region tourney

Head Coach Chad Pittman has been saying for the last three weeks that his team's destiny is in their control.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Musicale group to perform at Bowen

The Bowen Center for the Arts will welcome the Georgia Musicale Group in their concert "Piano and Opera Arias" next week.

February 08, 2017 | | LOCAL

Development authority can’t self-fund past end of 2017

When the board of commissioners approved the triennial budget for 2017 in November, they made a decision to defund the only solely development-focused entity the ...

February 08, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Leap for Literacy canceled

The would-be seventh annual Leap for Literacy event has been canceled due to low water levels in Lake Lanier.

February 08, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Morris Multimedia purchases daily paper in Wisconsin

Morris Multimedia, Inc., parent company of Dawson County News, has purchased a daily newspaper in Wisconsin through a subsidiary, Morris Newspaper Corporation of Wisconsin.

February 08, 2017 | | LOCAL

Week-long river adventure to travel the Etowah

Paddle Georgia, the country's largest week-long canoe and kayak camping adventure, will cover 125 miles of the Etowah River over seven days from the ...

February 08, 2017 | | LOCAL

Ukulele fans unite

A veterinarian, a chiropractor, a judge and salesman all came together for breakfast in Indiana.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | LOCAL

EMS searches for solution to $1.1 million in uncollected ambulance bills

Commissioners approved three new actions last week to deal with $1.1 million in uncollected ambulance bills that the county has accrued over the past ...

February 08, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Football players’ dreams come true on signing day

Dawson County High School, like so many schools across the state and the nation, hosted events for athletes signing letters of intent to play football ...

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

County’s first on-staff attorney hired

Following a 3-1 vote by commissioners last week, Monroe Lynn Frey III was appointed the county's new in-house legal representation in a move that ...

February 08, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

City acquires airport

The city council on Monday voted to acquire an airport owned and operated by the Elliotts, a prominent local family that includes NASCAR drivers Bill ...

February 08, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

City park plans move forward

The city council voted on Monday to move forward with the engineering phase of the park planned behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex and the Food ...

February 08, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

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Dawsonville man killed in Monday crash remembered for passion

For the family of Michael Bruce, the death of the 29-year-old is like a spoke missing from its wheel.

December 15, 2016 | By Nick Watson DCN regional staff | LOCAL

County committee seeks first staff attorney

A committee established by commissioners last week is looking to hire the county's first internal legal counsel, and the first new county attorney since Joey Homans initially took the post 20 years ago.

December 14, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Learning to talk about suicide

Suicide is a word barely uttered above a whisper.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | LOCAL

Light show, music draws visitors to home on Ga. 400

A residential light show to rival all others has been erected this holiday season in a subdivision off Ga. 400.

December 14, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

CCRPI scores dip slightly in Dawson County

In reports released last week by the Georgia Department of Education, Dawson County Schools had a slight dip on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education

DCMS media specialist makes time for everyone

Dawson County Middle School Media Specialist Cherie Powell says that education is part of who she is.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Bethel live nativity shows true meaning of Christmas

Bethel Baptist Church's live nativity was presented this past weekend, and the elaborate 10-scene outdoor play moved many spectators to tears.

December 14, 2016 | | LOCAL

Local teen collects donations for animals

Fifteen-year-old Shannon Porter has spent the last four holiday seasons making sure that all of the furry friends in Dawson County have a good Christmas.

December 14, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Local Church distributes Thanksgiving meals

Many members of the Dawson County community stepped up during the week of Thanksgiving to bring food and holiday cheer to those in need. Last week one group, the Christ Fellowship Church Care Team, distributed 169 Thanksgiving meal boxes, serving over 620 people.

December 14, 2016 | | LOCAL

“Wildlife Expedition” concludes with awards

Art students from Dawson County High School hosted their first ever show in the Performing Arts Center on campus last week.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education

New school calendar approved

The Dawson County Board of Education voted on and unanimously approved the adoption of the final draft of next year's school calendar during the Dec. 5 meeting.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education

George Ellsworth Quigley Sr.

George Ellsworth Quigley Sr., 82, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 8, 2016.

December 14, 2016 | | OBITS

Conrad McClure

Conrad McClure, 83, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 6, 2016.

December 14, 2016 | | OBITS

Hoping Santa Claus has something special for school teachers this Christmas

Dear Santa Claus:

December 14, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS

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